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Sample Topic: Asthma

Asthma : Last revised in December 2013


Inhaled corticosteroids (alternative devices): start doses

Beclometasone DPI: Asmabec Clickhaler 100

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Asmabec 100 Clickhaler (UCB Pharma Ltd). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Asmabec Clickhaler 100

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Asmabec 100 Clickhaler (UCB Pharma Ltd). Inhale two puffs twice a day. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Becodisks 100mcg

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Beclometasone 100microgram inhalation powder blisters with device. Inhale the contents of one blister twice a day. Supply 15 8-blister disks.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Becodisks 200mcg

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Beclometasone 200microgram inhalation powder blisters with device. Inhale the contents of one blister twice a day. Supply 15 8-blister disks.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Cyclocaps 100mcg

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Beclometasone 100microgram inhalation powder capsules. Inhale the contents of one capsule twice a day. Supply 120 capsules.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Cyclocaps 200mcg

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Beclometasone 200microgram inhalation powder capsules. Inhale the contents of one capsule twice a day. Supply 120 capsules.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Easyhaler beclometasone 200mcg

  • Age from 18 years onwards
  • Easyhaler Beclometasone 200micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Ranbaxy (UK) Ltd). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Pulvinal 100mcg

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Pulvinal Beclometasone Dipropionate 100micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Trinity-Chiesi Pharmaceuticals Ltd). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 100 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone DPI: Pulvinal 200mcg

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Pulvinal Beclometasone Dipropionate 200micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Trinity-Chiesi Pharmaceuticals Ltd). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 100 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone breath-actuated CFC-free MDI: Qvar Autohaler

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Qvar 50 Autohaler (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale two puffs twice a day. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Beclometasone breath-actuated CFC-free MDI: Qvar Easi-breathe

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Qvar 50micrograms/dose Easi-Breathe inhaler (Teva UK Ltd). Inhale two puffs twice a day. Supply 1 200-dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Budesonide DPI: Easyhaler budesonide 100mcg

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Easyhaler Budesonide 100micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Ranbaxy (UK) Ltd). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Budesonide DPI: Easyhaler budesonide 100mcg

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Easyhaler Budesonide 200micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler (Ranbaxy (UK) Ltd). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Budesonide DPI: Pulmicort Turbohaler 100mcg

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Pulmicort 100 Turbohaler (AstraZeneca). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 200 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Budesonide DPI: Pulmicort Turbohaler 200mcg

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Pulmicort 200 Turbohaler (AstraZeneca). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 100 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Budesonide DPI: Cyclocaps

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Budesonide 200microgram inhalation powder capsules. Inhale the contents of one capsule twice a day. Supply 100 capsules.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse mouth with water after use.

Budesonide DPI: Budelin Novolizer cartridges + device

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Novolizer Budesonide 200micrograms/dose inhalation powder (Meda Pharmaceuticals Ltd). Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 100 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Fluticasone Accuhaler: 50mcg twice a day

  • Age from 5 to 11 years 11 months
  • Fluticasone 50micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler. Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 60 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.

Fluticasone Accuhaler: 100mcg twice a day

  • Age from 12 years onwards
  • Fluticasone 100micrograms/dose dry powder inhaler. Inhale one puff twice a day. Supply 1 60 dose inhaler.
  • Licensed use: yes
  • Patient Information: Rinse your mouth with water after using this inhaler. Please follow the care instructions provided with this inhaler. This will ensure it works correctly.